Rebecca Parsons reviews some of the changes in how data is used and analyzed, looking at how data is used to track violence, and attempts to predict famine and other crises before they happen.
Karim Chine introduces Elastic-R, demonstrating some of its applications in bioinformatics and finance.
Ariel Tseitlin discusses Netflix' failure-based suite of tools, collectively called the Simian Army, used to improve resiliency and maintain the cloud environment.
Siva Raghupathy discusses DynamoDB Design Patterns & Best Practices for realizing DynamoDB benefits at the right cost.
Chuck Doerr, Asim Malik discuss tools and techniques used by financial firms for native HTML5 UX, and approaches for achieving application interoperability and incremental adoption of HTML5.
Sid Anand uses examples from LinkedIn, Netflix, and eBay to discuss some common causes of outages and scaling issues. He also discusses modern practices in availability and scaling in web sites today.
Karim Chine discusses the meaning of cloud computing to academic teachers and researchers in data sciences and how to take advantage of it now when a new era for research and higher education begins.
Pete Soderling presents tactics an engineer can use to successfully attract the best developers, explaining how to effectively tell the story of your product & tech to attract the best and brightest.
Daniel Mezick explains how to deliver happiness through the intentional design and implementation of good-game mechanics inside a team, providing tools for playing an all-new game of team learning.